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. join us for hot dogs and garlic fries. all that and more on "cbs this fries. all that and more on "cbs this morning saturday," july 7, 2012. captioning funded by cbs >>> it is a core scorcher of a saturday we join us. >> it's supposed to hit 100 here in. >> you think about new york, chicago, all across the country. we begin with that heat wave. it will not quit. excessive heat warnings are going to remain in place today for much of the country and in some places high humidity will even make it feel hotter. it certainly does here in new york. over a dozen people have died and the nation's power grid is also being pushed to the limit. we head outside to lonnie quinn for the latest. he's braving it for us. it is going to get hot, very hot here. it's going to get hot where you live as well. this heat is something else. day after sweltering day from the gateway arch in st. louis to chicago's lakefront to times square in new york city, the triple digit temperatures just will not quit. 238 cities to be exact have set all-time highs in the last 30 days. according to weather historian chris bur
for getting the economy moving. he's got to hammer that. i think that's what the fall is about. >> you gave us a perfect segue to our next segment. >>> millions from the midwest to the east coast are finally getting relief from the oppressive heat. a massive cold front is pushing in from canada this morning, but the heat wave left a mark. >> the two weeks of scorching temperatures now being blamed for at least 46 deaths. as seth doane reports, it's damaged roads and buildings. seth, good morning. >> good morning, erica and charlie. that's right, that scorching heat may have triggered a massive transformer fire according to officials in new york this weekend. you can see where the fire scorched the side of this 16-story building. luckily, there were no injuries. the underground transformer burst into flames torching a nearby car. as temperatures hovered around 100 degrees in new york city this weekend. >> this heat wave is about as unusual as they get. we have had every single state in the lower 48 hit 90 or 100 degrees because of this heat wave. that's unheard of. >> the triple digit temperatu
to stand by those who have stood by america. it is for us in this generation and beyond to show all the world what free people and free economies can achieve for the good of all. >> reporter: he found a receptive audience for that message in poland, which has had a strained relationship with the obama administration. the white house canceled a missile defense system when moscow rejected and president obama told dmitry medvedev he would have more flexibility in a second term. romney was invited to poland by solidarity legend lech walesa who after their meeting endorsed him and implored him to win. he also met with donald tuck and visited a memorial to honor troops and crowds filled the streets. >> beautiful. >> reporter: but the warm welcome was overshadowed by comments he made at a fund-raiser before leaving israel. talking to major donors, he talked about what he sees as cultural differences between the palestinian and israeli people that made israel more successful. a spokesman for mahmoud abbas called romney's comments racist. the white house saw an openin
israel's bombing of iran? >> we should use every political vehicle available to us to keep iran from becoming a nuclear capability state but that's as far as i'm willing to go in terms of discussing this matter while on foreign soil. >> reporter: israel the second stop on romney the three-nation tour. sunday help visited the holy wall, the holiest site in judaism and met with prime minister benjamin netanyahu. a friend of romney's more than 30 years. >> welcome to jerusalem. >> reporter: today romney is looking to raise $1 million in a fund-raiser in jerusalem. one attendee who flew in from the united states, a billionaire casino magnate who pledged to spend up to $100 million of his own money to help defeat president obama. just last month he made a $10 million donation to the pro-romney superpac, restore our future. a rare chance to interact with mr. adelson at romney's speech but didn't discuss much. >> many response on the speech? >> loved it. >> reporter: the reaction romney got from quite a few. one donor described it as a lovefest. today romney heads off to poland meeting with
of iran? >> we should use every diplomatic and political vehicle that's available to us to keep iran from becoming a nuclear capability state, but that's as far as i'm willing to go in terms of discussing that matter while on foreign soil. >> reporter: israel was the second stop on romney's three mags foreign tour. earlier sunday he visited the western wall, the holiest site in judaism, and met with president shimon peres and benjamin netanyahu, a friend of romney's for more than 30 years. >> welcome to jerusalem. >> reporter: today romney is looking to raise $1 million in a fund-raiser in jerusalem. one attendee is sheldon adelson, a billionaire casino magnet who has pledged to spend up to $100 million of his own money to help defeat president obama. just last month he made a $10 million donation to the pro-romney super pac restore our future. reporters got a rare chance to interact with mr. adelson at mr. romney's speech but he didn't reveal much. >> any thoughts on the speech? >> loved it. >> reporter: that was the reaction romney got from quite a few people here. one donor i talked to
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